[vdr] VDR with S2API (update)

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Sat Dec 20 20:31:33 CET 2008


On 15.12.2008 11:06, Frank Schmirler wrote:
>>> - no channel sync
>> This would make an excellent addition to streamdev.
>
> Rather a separate plugin or at most part of epgsync-Plugin. Streamdev should
> stick to what it was meant for: streaming.

Streamdev is a receiving device within VDR, and VDR can do automatic 
channel updates. So I think that its part of the job to provide channel 
information, just like providing epg data. And for channels with 
changing language IDs and similar this is even useful.

However, using unused devices for epg and channel scan won't be a 
solution here, as any server will soon run out of devices if every 
client does scanning on his own.

Cheers,

Udo





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